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Sep 3, 2010 5:30am EDT
. thanks for joining us this friday. of course you want to know what's up with earl. >> meteorologist lynnette charles has the answer. good morning, lynnette. >> good morning, jamie. happy friday, everyone. what is up with earl? earl is bringing some rain to the carolinas and virginia. as we go through the morning hours once that sun comes up and go into the afternoon, i'd say maybe around 12:00, 1:00, we will be seeing earl and it will be getting out of here. here are your headlines for today. the beaches still have a tropical storm warning and hurricane watch. the winds, 30 to 60 miles per hour with that, and the waves 10 to 15. and then the bay does have coastal flood advisories in effect for today as well. so ocean city's temperature coming in at 75 degrees. this is abc 2 storm tracker. we have not seen any type of change over the past hour here. the dew point is 75 and it feels like 71. the winds have been changing and that's about it. the satellite is showing -- this is what i wanted to show you before. i like showing you this one not because it's just pretty but because it show
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:30am EDT
news as more earl moves up the east coast. join us today for abc 2 news at 5:00 and 6:00 with live reports on ocean city with more tonight at 11:00. meggen? >>> it is 6:35 right now. more americans are planning to head out of town for the labor day weekend than a year ago. what remains to be seen is the big question. aaa expects 34 million people to travel at least 50 miles from their home up nearly 10% before 2009. so where are most people from baltimore headed? aaa conducted a survey. the most popular driving destinations are new york city, virginia beach, atlantic city, ocean city and philadelphia. the hurricane with that being a concern, some people at the last minute are changing their plans. >>> megan, traffic is looking good. as we take a peek right now at our drive times it will be in the green on the outer loop and the topside. southbound lanes flowing smoothly. on the jfx, only four minutes at this time. as we check our maps, looking at a cup of road hazard incidents around the area in glen arm. harley mill road closed because of a downed tree. traffic is able to pass alo
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
baltimore. that is the headline of tonight's commitment 2010 report. jayne miller joins us live in the newsroom. >> the new reports show that republican bob ehrlich has outraged democratic governor martin o'malley -- out raised governor martin o'malley. challenger gregg bernstein continues to surge in financial support to try to unseat incumbent pat jessamy. the challenger continues to pull in donors at a brisk clip, outperforming incumbent pat jessamy by a margin of nearly 3 to 1. the report shows he has raised more than $70,000 in just 19 days from august 10 thru august 29. most of the donations were less than $100, according to the bernstein campaign. he has a comfortable cushion for a last-minute advertising leading up to the election. by contrast, pat jessamy has pulled in $28,000 over the same 19-day period. we reported a loan wednesday, a personal loan jessamy is making to help pay for tv advertising that just started on the air. >> a spokesperson for the o'malley campaign called the recent aids in fund-raising for challenger bob ehrlich no big deal. the spokesperson said that h
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
region. ocean to ell us if the torm i3 good morning, megan. >> reporter: hurricane earl certainly impacting oceanncity now at this hour this morning. we're certainly feeling the wind gusts sweeping through the boardwalk here, enoug now rrachg 18 miles an hour here. the thing about this wind, it's consistentlyypushing hrough. thh big thinggwe're starting to notice is the rain that is of course, coming down on the sidewalks at this point. visibility veey, very low. a lot of misttin hh air, a lot of sand and rain coming own. it's certainly hard to see in this. really conditions changing minute bb minute hhre in cean city.3 as far as when it's going to hit the crust of it and when it will come from north carolina. to tell whether it will be asaad strong as t was thhre. as far as sense of dama danger e boardwalk, we're seeing people iispite the wind and the rain a lot of people sitting out here on the boardwalk. if they're going to bb sitting here an hour or so, that will be the question because things are changiig to minute. >>> the spon teams wil!! respone rrady to earl hits the ocea
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. we have some good news. >> we have great news. upper 70's and plenty of sunshine. one more hot day today. hurricane earl is a category 2 storm, 85 miles southeast of cape hatteras. they are dealing with tropical storm force conditions right now. it is moving at 18 miles per hour. like recent wind and rain later this morning and maybe early afternoon in ocean city. then clearing nicely there as well. on friday, 87 to 90, one more hot one. the wind will pick up. there is more cool air behind that front. that will pave the way for a lovely labor day weekend. more coming up. but now let's check on your morning commute with kim dacey. >> looking pretty good also as we start the labor day weekend. in ellicott city, eastbound not, there is a a downed pole and some downed wires at waverly woods drive. it is on the shoulder. there are some crews on the scene. otherwise, we are looking good. we're up to speed on the inner loop topside, eight minutes. 895 park between 95 on the sou
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
boardwalk for safety so they wouldn't be swept away by the surf. ocean city's mayor, rick, so that spo to us after one of his daily briefings by his emergency management team. >> the beach will be pretty rough. the surf, we'll see the erosion. we'll keep people out of the surf. we have restricted access to the surf at this time. beach patrol will be on duty at 5:00. the beach is open. we are restricting access to the surf and we will probably continue to do that throughout the day, throughout the duration of the storm. >> reporter: look at the size and the force of these waves. the mayor says that even after this storm passes, the sun returns, the beach patrol may put restrictions on the use of the ocean, allowing you in only up to your waist because the rip tides could be dangerous. in ocean city, maryland, chris gordon. news4. >> that's exactly right. the rip currents are going to be dangerous. not just during the day today but most likely tomorrow and probably into sunday as well. and i was talking to the life guards here earlier and they were saying, they're going to come out tomorrow mo
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
, 2010. >>> well, good morning, everybody, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. we begin with the first major hurricane to approach the east coast this season. hurricane earl is now centered east of cape hatteras on north carolina's outer banks. earl has weakened to a category 2 hurricane with peak winds just over 100 miles per hour. earl's projected path takes it up the east coast with its eye staying offshore. karen brown has more now from kill devil hills, north carolina. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning to you, betty. it is so intense here. we were down on the dunes you see behind me. we had to come back up because you can't see down there. our equipment is all wet. really, it is now winds at 105 miles an hour with 100-foot waves offshore. they evacuated 125,000 people from the outer banks and they're now hunkered down, waiting for the worst to be over. in north carolina overnight, earl delivered a stinging blow. >> just the power. it's absolutely phenomenal. >> reporter: high winds, heavy rain and pounding surf battered the outer banks. the system appears to
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
hercules to sort all this out for us. terry? >> police from the hercules police department here are going to be joining other bay area law enforcement agencies and going to that landfill in pittsburgh searching for the body of frederick salas missing since saturday. 35-year-old salas was last seen. three had fought the week before. police were called out. one officer wrote i saw ricardo an top of valdamoro. valdamoro's girlfriend killed in richmond before officers killed him. salas has been missing since saturday. >> they're very sad. everybody's so sad. they don't know what happened. i told you that i'm praying for his recovery. the body or whatever. i hope that we will find him. police have found two bodies in vallejo in a house tied to valdamoro. more on that in a moment. here in hercules, a focus on the crimes committed here. the homicide on their hands. although valdamoro did live in a couple towns, a residence in vallejo, had one in hercules, he's considered a hercules resident. that's why police are focusing trying to get these two parts of the puzzle figured out. terry mcsweeney,
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
like when a few feet above sea level becomes sea level. >> earl didn't come to see us so we came down to see him. >> reporter: a few blocks away gary's 36-foot fishing boat is safe he's been checking the lines all day. he could have chosen to pull his boat out of the water. he says he feels fortunate that costly and time consuming measure wasn't necessary. >> i feel we got lucky. it stayed further to the east. so we got lucky. >> reporter: got a couple of people out here just checking out the surf seeing what it looks like they would prefer its if people didn't even walk in the water because potential for a large wave is still there. however that's going to get less and less as the evening goes on. by tomorrow they are hoping to reopen the beach fully. the only flooding we saw was in the inlet in parking lot. there was no flooding in ocean city. the parts you might think of philadelphia road it did not do that this time. we're going to talk about that and more coming up at 6:00 christian schaefer abc 2 news. >>> no big shocker to see those huge waves rolling necessity we knew all alon
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 5:30am EDT
and then nova scotia later on. for us, things are looking great. take a look. it looks like we're going to see a nice day today. 20 degrees cooler tomorrow with plenty of sunshine. a great labor day weekend. >> i am increase with your use of sports terminology for in the weather. >> i do not know any sports terms. i will adjust to the traffic for you. we have went situation in ellicott city. there is a downed pole on eastbound 99 all morning. it is not causing any problems as far as backups borat delays. crews will be on the scene. just something to be aware of. otherwise, live drive times are looking good. six minutes on 95 north between 100 and the beltway. seven minutes and no delays to worry about. this is ocean city. coastal highway looking pretty quiet for this time of the morning. we switch over to a live view closer to home and things a quiet on the inner and outer loops. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, hurricane earl drops down from a category 4 to a category 2 storm. >> is happened last night. visitors and some residents were already under an ev
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 10:00pm PDT
. >> this is stpwáeuing up an independent police department. >> many of us understand that there's a need to balance the budget and cost that are associated but we do not support the continued reduction in public service. >> reporter: the city says there will be no reduction in police services. all of the 26 sworn san carlos police officers will become deputies wearing sheriff shirts. >> the deputies that are stationed here are committed to serving the city. and that's what the they will see and maintain level of service. >> reporter: san carlos says the change means a $2.5 million savings for a city facing a budget deficit. >> we would have to continue to play off people. our revenues are flat. so rather than diminish we're going to be able to enhance. >> reporter: san carlos is the first city but may not the last. live many san carlos, lloyd lacuesta. >>> the union city man charged with shooting and wounding a freemont police officer is back in the bay area tonight. 20-year-old andrew barrientos was arrested saturday near the mexican border. alameda sheriff's deputies brought the man to
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 3:05am EDT
. they weren't able to confirm for us what exactly the responsibilities there junior there were initial reports of a mile-long oil sheen spotted near the blast site. the coast guard knocked down those reports. >> coast guard helicopters on-scene and vessels on-scene have no reports of a visible sheen in the water. >> reporter: experts say this explosion is nowhere near as serious as last april's explosion at the deepwater horizon site. >> we obviously have response assets ready for deployment should we receive reports of pollution in the water. >> reporter: congress isn't wasting any time with another oil platform explosion. some house democrats are already demanding answers. the house energy and commerce committee is asking scott josie, president and ceo of mariner energy, for a briefing on the incident. for abc news, eric barajas, louisiana. >>> meanwhile, at the site of the bp oil well, engineers there have removed a temporary cap that last month stopped all that gushing oil. no additional oil has seeped into the water because the well has been plugged with cement. that tempo
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 4:00pm EDT
do it for us, as far as earl's rains and winds are concerned for the most part. take a look at the track. it continues to move off to the north and northeast. at 21 miles an hour. it's down to a weak category 1. winds just barely at 80 miles an hour. it continues to move up toward new england. and may have strong wind gusts in portions of eastern maine. but eventually, this storm will be weakening as it heads into the cold waters. we have clouds around our region. but you can see, they're moving quickly. as the storm moves away, it is taking all of the clouds with it. providing us with a beautiful weekend. temperatures will be great all weekend long. tim is in the outback with a look at current advisories. still in effect for the atlantic coastal areas. >> still in effect. but only for a short time. we're still expecting the conditions on the shore that these advisories are going to be lifted. we're looking at a tropical storm warning in effect. it's always put in effect when tropical storm conditions are expected to persist. we have only seen gusts, as bob will attest to, of about
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
story, joining us from washington is stephen hadley, who served as national security adviser under president george bush and is now a senior adviser at the united states institute of peace. some people in the process today are saying they can wrap it up in the year. one wants to say, "hang on, guys, this is the middle east." >> that is certainly right. there is a sorry history of deadlines and time horizons in the middle east, but i think what is interesting is that the parties this time, both israelis and palestinians, particularly israelis, who have been especially suspicious of deadlines, actually have all agreed that ought to try the to do this in the year, and i think it indicates an awareness by everybody that there is a window of opportunity to do this, and that if it is not down in a fairly constrained time, there is a risk that violence could once again overwhelm the peace process. >> you used the phrase with no opportunity. i think it was james baker back in madrid in the early 1990's who originally coined the phrase that memory is correct, but there are so many unknowns,
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 11:00am EDT
a category 1 storm. nbc's michelle franzen joins us now live from chatham, massachusetts. what is the scene like there? >> certainly, the preparation the last two days, preparing for the worst what could have been a direct hit, shaping up to be a direct hit from hurricane earl here on cape cod that is not shaping up to be the case at this hour. however, still a significant storm, as bill just mentioned a got category 1 significant winds and nantucketed expected to still take the brunt of hurricane earl. right now though, very calm, in the bay, a protected area of chatham here. there are still some people out on the beach here, taking stock of this calm weather before the storm rolls n we have had had a shower just a short time ago of the outer bands of this storm but certainly a lot of people were preparing, boarding up their houses, moving boats to safer areas and also just stocking up. >> just got some water and mostly dry goods just in case refridge rater is down. >>> it is chaos, utter, utter kay, i don't we were just in there standing in line for literally 20 minutes. people
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 2:00pm EDT
weekend, it will be for north carolina. >> ron mott joins us from kill devil hills, ron, how is it looking out there. >> reporter: from a category 4 to a category 1. i can see just to our south here that there are some blue skies headed our way, and by about 3:00 or 4:00 eastern time, we're expected to be mostly sunny with temperatures rising rapidly back into the 90s here, it's going to be a great weather weekend for the labor day holiday. in fact the evacuation orders that have been put into effect have been lifted here in dare county, so people who have gone just inland will come back here to finish up their holiday weekends. this is how you want to van aftermath of a storm. this is one of the few storms i have ever covered that you can't see a single tree what was felled by the storm winds. about 2:00 or 3:00 this morning, the wind was whipping up pretty good. it's just one mile an hour below hurricane status. >> so, ron, up further north from where you are, new jersey has ordered swimmers out of the water, are you seeing anybody who's daring to get near the ocean right now. >>
PBS
Sep 3, 2010 5:30pm EDT
prime minister tony blair said islamic -- radical islam is the biggest threat to the world. they use chemical, biological or nuclear weapons if they could. western policies are not designed to confront radical islam. the chinese government ordered three producers to start growing more vegetables. it is another reason this is causing unrest. seven people died in mozambique over the rising cost of bread. the food agencies called for a special meeting to discuss the implications of a price spike. >> more wildfires in southern russia stand by strong winds and more loss of life after 50 people were killed in july and august. underlying it all is the prolonged drought. they destroyed 20% of the wheat crop this year. the government has extended its ban on wheat exports. thousands of kilometers away in mozambique's lies [unintelligible] after two days of food riots. this was a sharp rise in the cost of bread. seven people were killed when police opened fire on protesters trip nearly 300 were injured. what is happening to food prices? is there a risk of a repeat of the food crisis of 2008? fr
KRON
Sep 3, 2010 4:00am PDT
. a live picture from maryland showing us that similar scene. they're all watching the hurricane earl. following our local fog the forecast as well westbound 80 looking good will talk with your commute in a moment we do of fog along the peninsula it will be another warm day today. >> 0 lot of places to go might be clear skies out there but there's a fog approaching today the golden gate bridge stockton certainly seeing the fog along the coast this morning it's going to be cooler compared to yesterday we're born to continue with the cool down headed towards your liberty as well. look outside right now is to savor the most part we're clear the fog really started to flout its way and up to the north bay and read around the golden gate bridge area. just kind of weapon around the coast we could see that pushed its way and 57 in san francisco and redwood city about 61 degrees oakland this morning about 59 through hayward 61 for fremont. by o'clock our continuing to see sixties may be some '70s as well by about noontime are on o'clock we will want up with '70s and '80s air afternoon highs wi
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 2:05am PDT
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KRON
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
northeast coast. we do have station's monitoring all along the eastern seaboard. on the phone with us is a.j. law go. >> a j can hear me? a.j. kitt here's all right? >> i think he doesn't have a connection. >> you try to get this worked out. >> look of those wins in those ways. , ag can hear us? >> is secondary. it's real hard to hear out here, is extremely windy and a torrential downpour. bass were near hatter's island. there's a series of barrier islands are exposed to the hurricane. it has been pretty nasty out here overnight, with some wind gusts over 60 mi. per hour. flooded streets. thousands of people without power, they evacuated most of the islands to all visitors and to many of the residents who live here. if they have been told to leave in advance of a hurricane. it catches passes by, not a significant amount of damage. there's a lot of flooding roads and lots of people without power. ftc >> anybody around? we know that people have been told to leave but locals don't heat to the warnings? >> will just about the last half-hour, ivax was sick couple people come out and tried to
WHUT
Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. they would use chemical or nuclear weapons if they could. the chinese government ordered food producers to start growing more comfortable -- growing more vegetables. in mozambique, seven people died this week in protests about the 30% rise of the cost of bread. the un called for a special meeting to discuss the implications of a price spike. >> more wild fires fanned by strong winds and more houses destroyed and more loss of life after 50 people were killed in july and august. underlying it all is a prolonged drought. they destroyed 20% of russia's wheat crop. the government extended its ban on wheat exports to compensate. thousands of kilometers away in mozambique's plight is starting to return to normal. the trigger was a sharp rise in the cost of bread. the government insisted it had no choice but to raise prices. seven people were killed. nearly 300 were injured. this has left extensive damage. what is happening to food prices? is there a risk of a repeat of the food crisis of 2008? the world saul price climbed -- saw prices climbing. while prices fell, they have been stea
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am EDT
friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> sandra shaw has a quick look at the forecast. >> earl has been downgraded. it was a category 4 storm. >> it was big at one time. >> it is a category 2 right now. it is all off shore. it gave a glancing blow to the outer banks last night. there were tropical storm force winds, some higher gusts up to about 70, 74. around ocean city, not much impact yet. there is some light rain. tropical storm force conditions are possible. there is a warning for the ocean city area. the flood advisory for the west side of the bay has been canceled. things are now looking good for the chesapeake bay. we are in store for an awesome friday. we have clouds last night and a front will be pushing through later on tonight. that means food news for the weekend. there will be plenty of sunshine. further details on hurricane earl in just a little bit. but now a year from the commute. >> we have just one incident to talk about. there is a downed pole at waverly woods in ellicott city. otherwise, we're lookin
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. for us, a front out to the west. going to clear things out. it's already very warm right now. but we've got a great weekend shaping up. take a look at the latest track as it moves away from the region. the 5:00 report in just a moment ago. category 1, barely with winds of 81. moving quickly off to the north and northeast, at 22 miles an hour. it's going to cross very close to eastern cape cod and eventually to nova scotia. you can see them beginning to shrink as it moves up north and northeast in our region. dryer conditions coming up. updates coming in. tim williams has the latest on any advisories which have just been lifted. >> they had issued tropical storm warnings. because the impact were impacting, of course, the delmarva. but now, as bob mentioned, as of 5:00, those warnings have been lifted. what you're seeing now we're seeing clear conditions, watches and watches and warnings, including tidal concerns. and wind conditions. winds are calming down a little bit. wuit means 12 to 15-mile-an- hour winds. and the northeasterly impact that the storm hadas it kicked those waves
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm PDT
people told us that they saw the plane was in trouble before it hit the lagoon. >> a big splash, a big thump. >> i saw the wing turn very sharply. i saw it come straight down, as i recall there was a slight spin as it went into the water. >> reporter: the sheriff department rescued divers as well as the coast guard. one body, a woman was found outside the wreckage. >> i don't know what happened, why she was not in the plane, but i can tell you she was found a couple of feet from the plane. she was not seat belted into the interior. >> reporter: the plane's fuel and oil has leak into the lagoon water but the lagoon has been closed since a sewage leak earlier this week and now will remain shut down. >> we're going to issue an advisory to the redwood shores community that they should stay away from the water throughout the lagoon. >> reporter: some pilots at the san carlos airport told us they believe one passenger was bob borman, the founder of borman steel company. some employees at the east palo alto airport confirmed borman was on board. and the ntsb is taking over the investigati
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 4:35am PDT
don't have a ferrari? we all have ferraris. >> i used to. >> you gave it up. >> yes. >> ashley, thank you, joining us live in new york. >>> now to the middle east peace talks. it took nearly two years to bring them back together but thursday's face-to-face meeting in washington between the leaders of israel and palestinians went as well as anyone could have hoped. they agreed to meet again in two weeks. whit johnson has more. >> reporter: middle east peace envoy george mitchell told reporters israelis and palestinians made progress in their first day of talks. >> they will work to create an atmosphere of trust that will be conducive to reaching a final agreement. >> reporter: mitchell sat in as secretary of state hillary clinton moderated a fresh round of face-to-face discussions between israeli prime minister netanyahu and palestinian president muhammahmoud abbas. >> you are the leaders who can make this long, cherished dream a reality. >> reporter: both leaders hope they can create two separate states. they've agreed to meet again in the middle east. but the two are still far apart
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 11:00am EDT
surf. the mayor spoke to us after one of his daily briefings by the emergency management team. >> the beach is going to be rough. the surf, we are going to see erosion. we are going to keep people out of the surf. beach patrol will be on duty at 5:00. the beach is open. we are restricting access to the surf. we will continue to do it throughout the day and theÑi >> reporter: you are looking live at a kite on the ocean city beach showing the innovation of some of the visitors. if you are given lemons, make lemonade. the mayor says that he believes the storm will be passing by 5:00 tonight. as you can see, the wind and rain returned. we are gettingxd conditions as d as they have been as we are broadcasting to you live on midday news 4 at 11:00. it's the situation here in ocean city. >> looks like a good day for kite flying. i can see a kite flying behind you, chris. >> reporter: they have had a couple out here. you know, we have people enjoying the day, the natural wonder of it all coming out. it's especially good it's not followed by days of cloudiness and rain. instead, forecasters a
CSPAN
Sep 2, 2010 11:00pm EDT
for banks, which essentially will make it more costly to the extent that things still use over-the-counter true for days the capital costs will be higher, reflecting the underlying risks, both counterparty and fundamental risks. so that's another incentive to put these instruments on exchanges. >> we have heard from the fed -- the federal reserve staff yesterday about interconnectivity of large financial institutions through their counterparty exposures and oct derivatives, contracts and that the relevance of that in assessing systemic risk of those institutions. and i wanted to ask you about lehman brothers, for example. and you have said if it had been -- you knew before it was allowed to fail as this failure would be catastrophic. in mr. baxter said yesterday that there was a significant concern beside it the otc derivatives market would be severely impact to pay the failure. was this a concern of yours with respect to lehman brothers? didn't also enter into your concerns about bear stearns and wachovia and other large institutions with concentrated derivatives positions? >> yes
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm EDT
riptides, but i want you to bring in this one graphic. there is, would you tell us -- there is, without question, keep in mind, this is the second largest weekend down in ocean city. bethany, rehoboth, extrap they 8 that to ocean city, new jersey, cape may. and we are going to have another bout of big waves. this surge moving right against the coast. that's going to mean rip currents. and we may not be out of that scenario until we get to monday. skies will clear out clearly in baltimore by late afternoon. certainly ocean city during the overnight. we're going to have a dynamite weekend. we may have, if people don't use their brains, a redo of the 250 rescues in ocean city last saturday. i think this is a back story that is going to become a headline story here over the course of the next three days, if people are not careful. so we move the storm out, then we get ready for labor day weekend. meteorologist tim williams is what will be refreshing conditions coming up shortly. now, back to you. >>> north carolina was spared what could have been a major blow from earl. first warning covera
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 5:30pm EDT
with earl in oc she's live to tell us what the tourists are doing after earl is long gone. >> reporter: people are showing up o think earl who. one thing you can see for sure are these tidal pools they got pretty deep at noon as the waves started rushing in. this crud along to see wall you can sea how high the water actually got. the tidal pools and rough dirt that's all you can see from earl. people here are ready to put this whole thing behind them. they want to match on with their behind weekend as for earl they have got two words, good riddance. in ocean city labor day weekend is your chance to get that last taste of summer. through at thrashers on the boardwalk a little storm named earl means there aren't as many people looking for a pilot. up and down the boardwalk business owners and vacationers are both ready to give earl the boot so they can get back to celebrating the last break for summer. >> i'm sure people will be out and about. >> reporter: you know what's not fun buying a house in the middle of this mess. amy was supposed to be that today. >> everything got
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:30am EDT
." how nasa is using earl as an opportunity to learn things. >> we'll look at the damage earl has caused along the north carolina coast. >>> it's risky business, one store is not open yet and already getting a lot of attention in virginia. >>> a look ahead to the weekend as well as a check of the traffic. stay with u >>> hurricane earl is now pounding the outer banks with heavy rain and strong winds. the radar showing the center of circulation is 50 miles to the southeast of cape hatteras. right now, right at the nags head beach, they just had a gust over 60 miles per hour, getting very heavy rain. it should be raining in ocean city pretty soon. we are getting a few sprinkles around the metro area. light rain in the northern neck of virginia and on the lower eastern shore at this time. we'll have highs climbing out of the 70s where we are now to the upper 80s. maybe a little sun back this afternoon. there is a chance of a passing shower. great weather for the holiday weekend. a look into the next week in 10 minutes. >> ashley, how's traffic? >> we're starting off with a new accident. we'
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 4:00pm EDT
overnight but it is getting weak. doug kammerer joins us live now from ocean city. >> hello, guys. i'll tell you what. a much weaker storm. the good news for us, its too much going on out here right now. the surf, obviously very angry and a lot of people coming out to watch how big the waves are. they have been huge during the afternoon. i have to tell you they've started to decrease. high tide was about 15 minutes ago. we're starting to see that ocean recede a little bit and become a little less angry. one thing the life guards want you to know, the beach is open. the water, however, is closed out there right now. that's why you don't see anybody out there. they're not even letting surfers out there. earl now a category 1 storm with winds at 85 miles an hour, making its way toward the north and east and well away from our area. let's show you what is happening and you can see it on the infrared satellite picture. still, a very strong storm. still a hurricane but once again, weakening down to a category 1. it will continue to make its way to the east. here's the radar. again, most
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
city. and man wale gale us has more. but first, let's go to adam may. >>> you name it, we have seen it here in ocean city. started rainy. then it was greery. now, it's sunny. big waves making for dangerous water conditions. >>> at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach. >> waves are probably some of the biggest i've ever seen. and it's pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous riptides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for a second day in a row. but some risked it anyway. >> it's crazy. >> one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. there was no -- there there were no serious rescues at all during the hurricane. and it was almost like a tourist attraction, drawing people to the beach to see waves they've never seen like this in their lifetime. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says hurricane earl could have damaged beach front businesses, if not for a million dollars spent every year on beach front projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> there were a lot of properties on the ocean fron
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm EDT
got to get the medicine. they've got to get batteries. they wiped us out of just about everything. >> reporter: still, ben ferrucci, vacationing with his two daughters, has faith this holiday will be spared. >> talked to the locals. they haven't got hit in 20 years around here. something about the cape. maybe we're lucky. when it gets close it likes to drift out to sea. hopefully it's not going to be any different this year. >> reporter: earl is also already causing problems for weekend travelers, brian. amtrak suspended train service between new york and boston until tomorrow morning. >> all right, peter alexander on the tip of long island at montauk. it's still going to get sporty tonight. we watched veteran hurricane specialist brian norcross until the wee small hours last night on the weather channel. he's back at it for us tonight. so, brian, a few things. some heartbreaking beach erosion in the east from the carolinas to maine, the canadian maritimes. fast-moving storm. it will be 1,000 miles into canada by this time tomorrow night. what do we owe for the nice timely shreddi
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 9:00am EDT
. thank you for agreeing to join us today. i will be moderating the debate. we want to go over a few of the guidelines that we will follow. the candidates will have 90 seconds to make an opening statement. then one minute to answer questions posed to them. the other candidate has 30 seconds for a reput tall and there could be 30 seconds for count erie butyl if the candidate wishes. at the conclusion, each candidate will have one minute to make a closing statement. now let me introduce you to our panel of questioners. we begin with allison seymour and gurvir dhindsa. and paul wagner and d.c. political reporter karen gray houston as moderator, i may ask a follow-up question. the candidates then would get the full a lotment of answer and reput tall time. we have been asking you the viewer for your input and questions that you would like us to ask the candidates. we thank you for your response. you will hear many of your thoughts incorporated into the questions that we pose the next hour. we are streaming today's debate live on our web site at myfoxdc.com. you can go there to chat about the
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00am PDT
. >> good friday morning. thank you for joining us. i'm eric thomas. kristen is off today. topping our news, the latest twist in a bizarre multiple murder case will take police to a pittsburgh landfill later today. they will look for evidence in the disappearance of a hercules man whose father and three other people were murdered. terry mcsweeney is live in hercules. terry, all these crimes lead back to one man. >> lead back to one man indeed. police from here in hercules heading to a landfill in pittsburgh to search for the body of frederick salas missing since saturday. the 35-year-old salas was last seen at his house in hercules, a house where murder suspect 38 efren valdamoro, he lived there on and off. last saturday they found the father's body, rick salas. they fought the week before. one officer wrote i saw ricardo on tap of valdamoro lying face down on the floor. valdamoro was completely naked. it may have been over 46 cindy tran, valdamoro's girlfriend who he killed tuesday in richmond before chp officers killed him. frederick salas coworkers are hoping for closure. >> the
ABC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
talking to us. the lifeguards have told us this whole week long do not go in the water when beach patrol is not here. if they clear and let swimmers back in the water check in with a lifeguard let them know you're not the most experienced swimmer. if you want swim out out in front of the lifeguard those are the tips from the beast patrol. always we said before, beach patrol can make this decision in a moment. if tomorrow morning they get up they see the seas are a little bit calmer they will make it clear for people to get back in the water but they are not going to make it clear to give everybody the last dip for the summer. kelly back to you. >> josie i'm looking at the winds behind you and it's looks pretty ferocious out this. maybe 6 to 10-foot waivers. earlier today it was much worse than in? >> reporter: it was much worse than this and these waves as pig as they are were washing up farther onshore. they were hitting the sea wall forming tidal pools. it was pretty amazing stuff to see. this is calm considering what we saw earlier today. it's amazing what a big difference just
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2010 3:00pm EDT
power. let's head to new jersey where mike tiabbi is standing by for us. what's the latest out there? >> reporter: the latest is that it looks like a nice kind of oily weather, but late afternoon. near miss, glancing blow, dodging a bullet, any of them work for the jersey shore, because while they were prepared for the worst, and a category 4 hurricane would have been the worst, it certainly wasn't the worse. it didn't even deliver the tropical storm winds you were talking about, it was about 40 miles an hour. it's just about high tide right now, as you look behind me, you can see the surge of the surf coming up on the beach further than it normally does, you see people walking out there, but there's really even been very little rain here, very little flooding obviously with very little rain and no worries at this point that the rain would cause any damage whatsoever. and some people have been ignoring those warnings about rip currents, the coast guard has just suspended the search for one man who disappeared off delmar just a little while ago and they recover the body of a man who d
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 6:00am PDT
will hold a memorial service for cindy tran at the hair and nail salon where she used to work. investigators say efren valdemoro strangled cindy tran while she was in his car as he was being chased by police. cindy tran called her coworkers on her cell phone during the chase. they say they heard her begging for her life. >>> police are trying to trackdown two men suspected of kidnapping and killing an east palo alto man. jade hernandez joins us from the alameda county sheriff's office with more. >> reporter: good morning. the two men were last seen in sacramento and oakland. that is why we are live at the alameda county sheriff's office. the sheriff's office is hoping to get the new information out this morning. the new information was released from the sheriff's office overnight. we are live in san meandro. these are the two men sheriff's officers are looking for this morning. they are both suspects in the kidnapping and death of an east palo alto. the sheriff's office has arrest warrants for manuel trujillo and big momma's and mom -- and muhammad kahn. police believe they ar
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
card from homeland security. and he later used that card to get an i.d. from virginia's department of motor vehicles. chief charlie dean is asking homeland security to close that loophole. >>> the downtown silver spring area is still reeling from wednesday's stand-off inside the discovery communications building when a man held three people hostage all afternoon. now we're hearing the harrowing 911 calls from the whole ordeal. tracee wilkins has the story. >> reporter: there were calls from inside the discovery building from security officers and employees. some who actually came face to face with the gunman. then there were also calls from people outside the discovery building who could see what was happening through the lobby's glassçó windows and watched in amazement. >> montgomery county. 911. what is the emergency? >> the first call came from security inside the discovery building. >> the gunshots in the main lobby. >> the man who told 911 he was an operations manager for discovery, went on to tell the operator he was in the lobby with the suspected gunman. >> i'm right behind
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 12:00pm PDT
seatbelted in. >> he was conscious and was able to tell us what happened. he went back to what happened, does not appear he ever lost consciousness. his seatbelt probably saved his life. according to the pilot, he got disoriented in the fog and got a little vertigo and lost control. >> reporter: the pilot identified as frank gomes, jr., by employees, owned gomes farm air which has five crop dusting helicopters. employees say that gomes had been flying for more than 30 years and has more experience than anyone in the company which has been in business since the sixties. >> he knows what he is doing. he takes precautions as far as ground crew, piloting, everything. >> gomes was in the hospital for injuries to his ribs but amazingly, by all accounts, he is going to be okay. the f.a.a. investigators say there are still, of course, a lot of questions. and you are talking to the pilot to figure out what happened? >> obviously. trying to figure out if this was a maintenance issue or if he experienced something physically. >> people are still focused on how lucky frank gomes is to have
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
their preseason with a thud. dave roth joins us live to break it down. the duel in the desert. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> it's 7:00 on this friday morning. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we will have more on hurricane earl in just a moment. first, a big day ahead here on fox 5 morning news. a big day in the race to d.c. mayor. the two leading candidates, mayor fenty and vincent gray will square off in another debate right here in our studios this morning. the debate gets under way at 9:00 right here on fox 5 morning news. you can watch it from work. we will stream it live on myfoxdc.com. >>> all is a are on earl. maximum winds over 100 miles per hour. carolina is feeling the brunt of the storm. the winds are pickinon the shore in maryland. >> let's head over to tucker barnes. he has the latest on earl and what we can expect here, too. >> good morning. losing steam, earl is, but still a major storm as it pushes to the north and east. category 2. gusts to about 115. let's show it to you. it continues to track to the north, northeast abo
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
the scene all day and he joins us now live with the latest, robert. >> reporter: julie, it is a grim scene here at the redwood shores lagoon. about an hour ago, the transportation safety board took over the operation, so the rescue mission by the sheriff's department and coast guard is over. one body was recovered but the body believed to be of bob borman and two passengers are still under water. the beach craft twin engine plane with a pilot and two passengers took off from san carlos airport just after noon. many people who work around the lagoon heard the plane nose dive into the water. >> it banked straight up into the air and i jumped up of the of my desk and said, plane crash. call 911. it sounded like it had a hard time accelerating. then i looked up and heard a big boom. the plane just went down, so i ran to the lake. >> reporter: a lot of people tried to get to the scene including who men in a kayak, some swimmers. but the coast guard sent them away because of the leaking oil. >> i can tell you she was found a couple of feet from the plane. she was not seat belted into
NBC
Sep 2, 2010 11:30pm EDT
officials. >> the game plan to get the word out ask even to use good common sense and caution. prepare for tropical winds. that's what we're going to get. >> heading into the evening the percentage officials moved life guard chairs and trash cans off the beach as they're expecting debris to blow around. they're expecting minor flooding. they feel confident that ocean city will be spared from major damage. >> we're going to get through this. this is another storm. we have plans in place. we're ready to go and clean up quickly and get the weekend back up for the visitors. >> the emergency operations center will open at 4:00 in the morning to make sure everyone is on the same page and no extra precautions need to be taken. as far as us, we're going to follow the storm as well. we'll have updates for you starting tomorrow morning on 11 news today. and for now in ocean city, tv 11 news. >> of course -- beach patrol is monitoring the storm and warning beachgoers to be on alert. and a number of patients with beach related injuries will end up here. >> i spent the day here at shock tr
NBC
Sep 3, 2010 5:00pm EDT
we exercise our civic duty to vote. >> voting early is the same process we are used to on election day. it is the same electronic voting machines and the same check-in process. the only difference is where you vote. >> they do not go to the regular precinct. >> to find an early voting polling place, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> early voting for the primary election runs through thursday, september 9. there will be no voting on sunday. we have posted a link to all the early voting locations on our website, wbaltv.com. just click on politics. >> even though private employers hired more people in the last three months, the unemployment rate went up because not enough jobs were created to absorb the growing number of people looking for work. the jobs report was not great, but it was reassuring enough for starks to jump this afternoon. -- for stocks to jump this afternoon. >> the good news going into this labor day holiday, private employers added 67,000 new jobs in august, making a double-dip recession seem less likely. the bad news, unemployment went up any way to 9.6%, showing o
KOFY
Sep 3, 2010 11:30am PDT
. vic lee is near the crash senior with t very latest for us. vic? >> eric, the recovery team is here ready to begin operations to remove the bodies and the wreckage from the waters of the lagoon. they are meeting now, making final plans. you can see their boat which is ready to be launched on that dock behind me. the plane is actually on the other side of this lagoon. there are two bodies believed to be inside the wreckage of the plane. they are robert boreman, owner of the twin engine beech 65 queen air. he's the president of a local steel compy and a decorated pilot during world waii. the other person is his pilot who is name has not been released, the body of a passenger believed to be his girlfriend was retrieved from the waters yesterday. her name also has not been released. it was airborne only about 30 seconds before crashing sometime around noon yesterday after taking off from san carlos airport which is about a mile from here. horrified witnesses say the plane began spiralling to the right and it headed straight down into the water narrowly missing one of the buiings here by
KRON
Sep 2, 2010 5:30pm PDT
connolly is live and hercules with the latest and let us begin with dan kerman. in vallejo, with the two women's bodies were discovered. dan? >> pam, this is a quiet community and this cul-de-sac. let me show you that you would not necessarily know that anything went on. and as look at the house #110. that is for these two bodies were found very badly composed. one is rita allen and karen smart autopsies are taking place and they will hope some indication of when and how they died. right now, the investigation is on to different people. one is off to efren valdemoro as it inspected and chuarels rittenhouse who was married to one of the woman. and right now, they do not know the connection and the difficulty of finding out what is going on. >> it is not as if it is bizarre as complicated it is a puzzle we're trying to put together. and not all the pieces are there. >> in addition, the bodies of this house behind me also found chemicals that were used to make explosives. including a package with labeled depleted uranium. charles rittenhouse has been arrested with these chemicals and right
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